• (5.0) 3 reviews
  • MSRP: $359$4,663
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 24-27
  • Engine: 150-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
1998 Volkswagen Passat


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Slipping a 190-horse V6 engine into Volkswagen's mid-size Passat creates a four-door sedan that feels like an Audi A4 in disguise. That's not surprising, by the way, since the two cars share many under-skin components, and because Audi is the luxury division of Volkswagen. The Passat is all-new for 1998, and a fine job it is. It sparkles with distinctive German styling, t... Read full review for the 1998 Volkswagen Passat

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Simply the best

by VW the best from Brooklyn on April 23, 2012

Superior quality, great on gas, great ride. LOVE IT. Bought it used 6 years ago, still drives like new. Das Auto:)

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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